Tag Archives: Irish Military Archives

Release of More Military Service Pension Applications

The latest release of Military Service Pension Applications on 24th October 2017 adds almost 5,000 new scanned files to the collection, bringing the number of files online up to about 20,000, relating to 6,564 individuals. The files are available to search at the website of the Irish Military Archives.  The Pension Applications have also been indexed

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IRA Nominal Rolls

The Irish Military Archives have published a wealth of material for researching the 1916 Rising on their website.  Amongst this vast collection are the IRA Nominal Rolls.  This record set, with the designation RO, was largely created in 1935 to identify men and women who were active from 23rd April 1916 up to 30th September 1923.   The IRA Nominal

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Brendan O’Carroll Who Do You Think You Are?

One of the most valuable sources when it came to researching the murder of Brendan O’Carroll’s ancestor, were the Witness Statements in the Bureau of Military History collection. Bureau of Military History Witness Statements The Bureau of Military History is a collection of some 1700 witness statements as well as photographs, documents and

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Military Service Pensions Collection

The Military Service Pensions Collection are applications made by individuals or their dependants for the award of a pension and gratuities for service with the Irish Volunteers, the Irish Citizen Army, the Irish Republican Army, Cumann na mBan and any other organisation who saw active service or were casualties or wounded while on duty between April

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